Windows 7 is the greatest OS ever createdFuck Windows 8Fuck Windows 8.1 Fuck Windows 10Fuck Windows 11Fuck LinuxFuck Apple
Windows 7 was definitely the last good Windows version, but I would not put it above a Linux system, unless all you care about is >muh games
>>85196583Can't wait in 2023 when the LTSC lusers are seething like XP boomers and you
Remember when win7 was the latest Microsoft OS, and people said this kind of stuff about XP?*laughs in gentoo*
>>85196583>today on "/g/ rubber ducks are the dumbest things"...
>>85196583No, windows 7 is a just barely usable OS, which to use is to suffer. Its only good in comparison to what came afterwards.
>>85196583It was glorified Vista. Slow and bloat af. The install size alone was like 20 GB or so ffs.
>>85196773exactlyeverything from XP are bottomless garbage
it has the best home computing operating system UI ever made but the OS itself wasn't great
>>85196583As another Windows 7 user i stand with you. Here a rare picture of Namani chan.
>>85196583Microsoft has made some terrible systems and Windows 7 wasn't terrible. XP was getting old and I heard that the 64bit XP wasn't as stable as 32bit. They re-did the UI to be more modern and released Vista but it was noticeably heavier than XP and people downgraded it to get their performance back. Vista also asked confirmation like 10 times when you tried doing anything, as an annoying security feature. When Windows 7 came out they had toned down the annoying confirmations and hardware had already gotten faster with more RAM, so it was pretty much perfect straight from the release. Every piece fell into place at that time and they released something that the world was ready for. After that they never got there again. 8 was horrible, 8.1 was still horrible with some fixes made from 8, 10 was spyware that they embraced instead of trying to hide it. Not to mention that after introducing tiles they never had one unified UI again, always old control panel and new tiles at the same time.Too bad Microsoft didn't give Windows 7 out as FOSS system so the community could keep updating it. Now it's a security issue when holes aren't being fixed anymore. It's better to mimic the UI with Linux so that the system isn't compromised.
I like the look of and feel of Windows 11. I dislike the new right click menu but meh I learned to live with it.
>>85197699if only there was actual good mimics of the OS on literally any platform, usually its still off in a way you can tell its a copy and not actually windows 7.also, gui in general just needs to go back to 2010s gui already. modern ui is shit.
>>85196583I didn’t notice but I’m still using windows 7 You know a OS is good when you don’t notice you’re using it and everything just werks. Until I tried to be a coder and couldn’t install python, fucking piece of shit.
>>85197794as a fellow python dev, I upgraded from 7 to 11 yesterday and I am in the process of bringing my projects over to 3.10.1 etc. That being said, you couldn't do anything with 3d printers on Windows 7 outside of running cura and freecad or old autocad. I don't see the appeal of sticking with Windows 10 when 11 exists and you can literally make it faster than 10, turn off all the spyware in a much easier fashion, and it just works with my new hardware very nicely. I installed python, platformio, python, and I am now current python 3 woohoo! 11 feels a lot more like Windows than 8 and 10 ever did and I am glad for it.
Wish I could go back to Windows 7. Lack of security patches and hardware compatibility is a no go though.
>blocks your path
>>85197699>FOSS Windows 7Problem is that knowing MS, I can guarantee they're still using large swathes of prior Windows operating systems in their most modern one. So there's a chance they'd end up with a bunch of zero days in Windows 10/11. I wish 7 had gone FOSS as well so we could make our own security patches and hardware drivers. Possibly even implement a home brew DirectX 12.
>>85197879sexwhen we can go back
>>85196583Goodluck with your 10 years worth of updates.
>>85197881Just install vulkan
>>85196636Wow I feel really old, I remember when XP was the latest OS and people said this about win2k
>>85197900not nearly as good and the vast majority of games use DirectX.
>>85196583It's nice, but once you find the distro that works for you, there's no going back
>>85197889Go back?AmigaOS is in active development
>>85197915wait since whenim fucking retarded i thought they stopped development in the 2000sfuck yeah amiga time
>>85197926Since like 2019https://www.hyperion-entertainment.com/index.php/news/1-latest-news/290-amigaos-42-for-all-classic-amigas-released-and-available
>>85197955Why the fuck would you run an old uncompatible os?
>>85197499Pretty much every change made the UI since XP has been overwhelming terrible. About the only thing that is actually good about the win7 changes is the searchable start menu.
>>85198060>Why the fuck would you run an old uncompatible os?I've been asking macfags that same question
7 looked like shit and worked like shitof course we have to thank SSD's for 10 performance but nevertheless
No this is
Reminder that extending Windows 7 and adding features like DirectX is entirely possible right now, even if Win7 is not open source.It's trivial to get apps that don't work on Win7 to work on Win7 (with the exception of games, which usually require DX12 which is more difficult)
>>85196583Sentiments like this make be glad to be a linux faggot. You know what I never have to endure? Running outdated shit because of garbage continually forced upon me.
>>85198545> you can make win7 have anything including directx> except directx that’s hardHow high are you?
>>85198640Dude, you can download vkd3d, or the Microsoft dx12 runtime for win7 and get stuff like resident evil village (which is a DX12 game) to run on win7.The thing I'm saying is, I personally don't have enough skills to implement dx12 on win7. But I have gotten a couple of win10-only apps to run on win7 no problem. And I had literally no experience programming on windows until a couple days after christmas last year.
>>85196610But the EOL of win10 ltsc IoT is 2031?
I haven't changed my old 3770k pc because w10 scares me to death, I got too comfortable with w7
>>85198060OH GOD I'M GONNA UPAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAATE!Verification not required.
7 is the hill I decided to die on, and I'm fine with that.
>>85196583I agree except some hardware including my motherboard didn't work under 7 so I switched to 10. I'm sorry, anon.
>>85196583Ahh i member skipping school, because i got the Win7 beta key. It was big step up from xp.
>>85196583Windows 8.1 is the least bloated and fastest out of these.
>>85196583apex based.Verification not required.
>>85197826horrible winblows 11 shiller. how much are you paid to shill spyware intrusive garbage
I want to use Windows 7 but my friends constantly seethe about "security flaws," saying that I'm just asking to get ransomware'd, insisting that I should have my computer on a DMZ or I should just update to W10. Any merit to this? Obviously the DMZ shit is excessive, but what can I do to read up on the possibility of this? I do not buy for a minute that W7 is so insecure of an OS that I can't even go online.
>>85196583>Windows 7 is the greatest OS ever createdI'll give you greatest Windows ever created, but no way in hell it's the greatest OS ever created. >>85197881>I can guarantee they're still using large swathes of prior Windows operating systems in their most modern oneYes, everything is a rehashed Vista with minor kernel optimizations up to 8, now they just pile all sorts of shit on the same damn base. Vista was the last version that truly made some actual major improvements. >>85202685>It was big step up from xp.That was Vista, retard. >>85203228Actually 8 is better. I just love how 10 regressed to 7 tier speed, axe wound code is showing even back then.
>>85203303if you have to ask it's probably to insecure for you to use simple as
Can't wait for the fucking contrarian shitlords to finally accept that 7 is dead and actually start shilling 8 as the new "BEST WINDOWS EV"--oh, there are shitlords in this thread actually doing that. Fuck me and especially fuck you.
>>85196610Ya think dumbfucks who still use it now would care about security?
>>85203303The majority of Serbia uses Windows 7 and we're fine. Don't listen to redditors, use what the fuck you want and get better friends.
>>852034547 and 8 are too mainstream either way. Real contrarian chads go with 2000 or Vista.
>>85197955>selling the amigaOS>not for free for all the amiga users and to lure in new peoplefair enough but I wont be picking it up. still got my amiga emulation setup
>>85203804>Developers for retro hardware should not be supported for their work.Kys anon
>>85196610that's not a problem with Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2021.
>>85196583holy fucking based and redpilled
>>85203850>Developers for retro hardware should not be supported for their work.this but unironically
>>85203485>Real contrarian chads go with 2000 or Vista.Fucking facts. 2000 is like the better XP, Vista is 7 with a nicer theme that also needs some fiddling to run 7 only programs (but it will do most of them just fine, further proving the similarity).
>>85203850sorry anon but I already have a fully setup amiga emulation station. I thought this was some linux setup that ran amiga emulation not some actual OS you buy. As cool as running amiga hardware is I like some of the perks of the emulation of it.
>>85203465>Ya think dumbfucks who still use it now would care about security?>HURR DURR WUT IS KB5009610 ?
>>85204112Well if you want to emulate the latest version, there's the Kickstart rom and the software.
>newer version of this program is only supported on Windows 8 or newer>refuses to finish the installationheh nothing personal kid
>>85196583It is also not YOUR accomplishment.
>>85198526I remember you fuckers shitting allover Unity, but now it's cool again?
>>85204275I did bookmark it due to it being the OG. I'm curious how good that web browser is and if it supports extensions and stuff or not. it does have me a bit curious. either way its bookmarked and i'll relook at it in 6 months and be all omfg I should buy that. but currently not interested.
>>85204418Ibrowse is good and has up to date ssl
>>85204590how good are the mod/s3m/xm music players? As someone who plays that shit almost 24/7 (massive 6k+ collection of those type of amiga music formats) I would be a bit letdown if the music players were shit or lackluster.
>>85204780Pretty good. 3.2 is compatible with anything that ran on 3.1.Jusr download whatever you want from aminet, install it and go nuts
Windows 7 user here.Why the fuck would I use anything else? Why the fuck would I need Updates(tm)(r)?I'm not a noob who needs updates to install a fucking driver.
Since it's still getting updates through ESU I don't think it's worth doing it yet but is there an effort to backport Windows 8/10 features into Win7?Obviously not the shell but stuff like DirectX, the new Terminal, etc.
>>85196583This guy's>>85197879right.but>no TempleOSngmi
>>85204207A rare fix for a critical bug, but mostly irrelevant on an OS as fucked as 7. The only excuse to use it is on a closed system away from interwebz for vidya but you miss newest DX … also does the shit even support NVMe ssds?
>>85206041>A rare fixIt's called 'Patch Tuesday', ask someone that works in IT, they'll explain it all to you, Win10tard.
>>85205385i hope your motherboard doesnt die anytime soon, anon
>>85196583linux is better, as was windows xp
>using an almost 20 year old os with no modern hardware support is this thread just for poor people
Fellow W7 chads what's your plan of action when the MSE definition updates run out in 2023? As for me i will probably subscribe to 0patch for future patches and cop a norton license or something
>>85206506W7 can be installed and run even on AM4 motherboards with no problemMine is powered by a 1st gen ryzen, desktop computing doesn't get any better than this>>85206873Zoom zoom
>>85208715> Popular means goodA belief held by only the most normal of normalfags
>>85208015>what's your plan of action when the MSE definition updates run out in 2023?upgrade to Common Sense 2024>>85209673You will never be a real Windows 7. You have no Aero Glass, no Control Panel, no Windows Photo Viewer. You are just an abomination twisted by scripts and DISM into a crude mockery of Microsoft's perfection.
it really is
Security updates are definitely going to be the main concern moving forward in regards to w7's usabilityI will ask those 0patch nibbas for how long they will keep patching it after m$ pulls the extended support, definitely would be willing to spend money to keep using it since all alternatives are dogshit and not viable as a daily driver
>>85208038>1st gen ryzen>desktop computing doesn't get any better than thisoh man you are so wrongthe single core perf at the time was amazing for AMD but mediocre overall and is hilarious nowdon't kid yourself these suck now by just about every standardt. been using a Ryzen 5 1600 since September 2017
might ask W7 chads here as well:>>85211929>>85212061
>>85212000Yep, I have a 1700x and cant wait to go to 3000 series, it definitely gets better than this
>>85212239>top: software issue>bottom: hardware issueyep, they are one and the same
>>85211724Muh security.People are using XP and win2k in current year. As long as you are computer literate, don't download random untrusted crapware, and aren't boomer-tier retarded, you will be fine. This includes keeping your system behind a NAT.
>>85213352>the worst Samsung can pull off is a software issue
>>85196583I would but it doesn't run on anything modern.
>>85208015never installed updates, never had any problems.with a firewall, virustotal and common sense you will never have any malware
>>85208015I'm running SP1 with no updates, so it won't effect me.
>>85197663What a slut.
>>85208715>still more than Linux
I've been trying Win 11 and it's just not as good as Win 10. Everything seems to take one more click to achieve, be it opening a context menu, or even just putting the PC to sleep. I'm only saying on Win 11 because it's the future and video games will run better on it.
>>85214228You're gonna get hacked, my friend.
>>85214253come and get me then, it's been 10 years and nothing has happened.My IP is 192.168.1.1
>>85196636No, but I remember them saying it about vista. 7 is just a better, prettier xp.
i need to connect lotsa hard drives without raid. is sas card the way to go or is there something else?
>>85214648fuck, wrong thread
>>85214648just go for something like thisplug in 2 of them and then you get 16 in addition to the 4-8 available on the motherboard, and you are then going to run out of space inside your pcplus it has drivers for xp and 7
>>85214683won't a pci-e x1 (3.0) be overloaded if lots of drives work simultaneously?
>>85214716pcie 3.0 has 1000 MB/s per lane, which means that if all 8 hard drives are transferring at 110 mb/s, the connection will be saturated.Most normal hard drives only go up to about 80 or 100 anyway, so it will be basically fine. If you are using special snowflake high RPM drives then maybe you will need to get a faster card.If you are conecting a bunch of SATA SSDs at 600MB/s each, then you will need to buy a faster and more expensive card. 8x600 = 4800 MB/s which means you will need an 8 lane PCIe card if you are connecting all SATA SSDs.
>>85214749okay but are there cards like this >>85214683on pci-e x8 and is there a difference between them and a sas card?
>>85214771No idea, sorry.
>>85214781ok. thanks anyway
>>85214283>My IP is 192.168.1.1I'm about to DDoS you!
>>85203472>The majority of Serbia uses Windows 7 and we're fine.You lost territory to Albanians. You're far from fine.
>>85214217God, Win7 is so beautiful.
>>85196583Windows 8.1 is better than 7 in literally every way. You're retarded.
>>85196583i agree except for the fuck apple partmacOS mojave was 10/10, big sur and onwards is eh except the time machine backup overhaul is great
>>85203303as long as you don't run retarded files from places you don't trust, you're fine. i stuck with win7 until 2021 and i've never had any malware
>>85209673i used this shit for like 4 months and it's just not worth the hassle. 30% of software and games will not run because it's so tampered withjust run win10 and exclusively use that computer for games and other dumb shit that only a basic win10 installation will dothen get a proper machine like a mac for actual productivity stuff, safely separated from the windows cancer
>>85208015move to posready7
>>85218047>worst driver support ever>flatshit>appsi'd rather die
>Windows 7 is the greatest OS>b-b-because I like the file/window manager
>>85198658>I have gotten a couple of win10-only apps to run on win7 no problemHow would you go about doing that?I've tried spoofing the OS version in the registry but no dice.What does it involve?
>>85196773Theres no need for newer os. 7 is fine.
Any os that cant run on a mechanical disk is trash.Bloated fucking trash.
>>85196583windows 7 was terrible compared to xpit just looks fantastic compared to 8, 10, and 11
>>85221302The main reason 7 was bas was due limied resources. Pcs back then were still single core x86 only. No gpu and 128mb of ram was common.Xp didn't support the new advancements. 7 doesnt have thos problems. Shit work even if hackery is involved. But still theres no new shit that requires you to use a new OS
can't wait for some faggot on /g/ to make this same thread about windows 11 in a few years
>>85214217>5800X>Windows 7 Enterpriseunbelievably based
I migrated from Windows 7 to Mint two months ago. One thing that annoyed me about it was how much space it took up on a 120GB ssd. The C:\Windows folder got huge and I had to go out of your way to run Disk Cleanup every so often to clear 30+ gb's of accumulated temp files. In hindsight, there is probably a way to script W7 to automatically do that, but the /tmp/ directory on Mint has opened my mind to a self-flushing temp folder.
>>85219890It involves writing DLLs and redirecting system DLLs. For example, this one is what gets qbittorrent(qt6 version) and SBCL to run on win7 (yes the code is messy and bad. but it werks.)
>>85224371By the way this is the same way video game mods work, you know the ones "drop this dll into the game folder". It's nothing special really.
>>85224371>>85214217if i had free time i'd do this. god i miss 7.mac hasn't been good since snow leopard and loonix has always been shit.fucking hell.
>>85197794>>85197826python works fine on 7 with this: https://github.com/nalexandru/api-ms-win-core-path-HACK
>>85205473D3D12 works with the microsoft runtime if it was implemented by the developer like in CP2077 or WoW. For other games DXVK might work.
is Directx9 faster on windows 10 or there's some bullshit happening with my windows 7???I just cannot get 60fps on vanquish (god hard) - settings all low.I've seen people playing this shit no problems even on the same or similar PC at higher settings.I don't play that much, but this pisses me off.fx8350 - rx580
>>85196583You may have gotten your memories tied up in that OS version. I suggest downloading the NostalgiaExtractor.exe to help.
>>85217018They didn't.That territory always belonged to Albanians.
>>85228215Try dxvk or some other converter. For example I remember there was something that could translate d3d9 to d3d11 and fixed some buggy shit games.
>>85228215I believe so, yes. CSGO performance declines the further you go with Win11 being the worst with up to 22% from my numbers. Win10 1709 was only 5% or so and 20H2 15%I have seen many others find the same results but most people just call you a schizo.
>>85228215>>85228360Wait, my mistake. DX9 has been getting worse.
>>85228375mmm i see.>>85228347I'll try that tomorrow then. I've been thinking if is my rig. but three's no throttling, the psu is ok.is not even overclocked so is stable.
>>85214217how can you run it on your system? do you use simplix with csm turned on in ur bios?
>>85196608Linux can play newer games than win7Keeping 7 as the daily driver is just retarded cope
>>85230097Still no thumbnails in the file picker
>>85196583>Windows 10 is the greatest OS ever created>Fuck Windows 8>Fuck Windows 8.1 >Fuck Windows 7>Fuck Windows 11>Fuck Applefixed it for you
>>85230240Windows 10 looks like shit
>>85209673Based.Win7 will never be surpassed, is very usable to this day, and looks much nicer than any newer version of windows. However, AME10 was sent down from heaven for those of us who needed win10 for the one fucking app that requires it.
>>85228444>RAM 26GB usedCould be running out or heavy transfers to pagefile.
>>85196583nah, it takes like 3 minutes to find and download modded win10 with removed most of the bloat and microsoft malware, blocked updates, old start, (insert literally anything you want). it will weigh half of stock win7 and run faster. all you need is to not be a retard.
>>85218626>get a proper machine like a mac
>>85231232>downloading a random ISOthis is why they lock the OS down and force auto-updates because retards like you don't know what they are doing.
>>85231279do enlighten me what im doing extacly.
>>85231284downloading a modified iso
>>85231306and what does it have to do with os being locked down?
>Fuck Windows 8>Fuck Windows 8.1>Fuck Windows 10>Fuck Windows 11>Fuck Linux>Fuck Applefuck ramsfeld
>>85231312>locked downWho knows what they have removed. Stability could be out the Window, let alone what the have injected into it (bitcoin miner etc.)
>>85231327so... you do t actually know. just spouting Ra dom nonsense that comes to your mind. noted. did you know that tools used to modify windows are provided by microsoft itself? that windows mods came out and got popular for this specific reason? just kidding, of course you don't know. how could you when your iq matches your shoe size. and again, what does the modded os i use have to do with anything? its jus shit i use. it has nothing to do with you, or anyone else.
>>85231232You will never be a Windows 7. You look disgusting, no wonder people despise your flat, boring, disorganised mess. You put on makeup through the use of shitty forced blur, thinking that's what people liked about Windows 7, you tried reattaching a "Start menu" which you removed, feeling guilty for what you've done, but people still hate you. You have no Aero, and you will never have Aero, you will always look like a hideous abomination of legacy code and webshit, on top of lazy, uninspired, copied design.
>>85231366>you tried reattaching a "Start menu" which you removed, feeling guilty for what you've doneLmao. Windows is literally a tranny which cut off its start menu. KEK
>>85231361>did you know that tools used to modify windows are provided by microsoft itself?And there are third-party tools as well. Can you verify exactly what they have done? Fuck no.>of course you don't know. how could you when your iq matches your shoe sizeGreat projection there. But hey, enjoy your bitcoin miner.>what does the modded os i use have to do with anything?Because you are making baseless claims that will end up with people getting malware.
>>85231384Anon, Windows AME is reproducible.
>>85231384>And there are third-party tools as well. Can you verify exactly what they have done? Fuck no.can you verify that a car driver doesn't go over speed limit or do anything dangerous? if not we should ban all the cars that can go over 30mph, right? just going by your logic.>But hey, enjoy your bitcoin miner.Great projection there (see what i did here?).>Because you are making baseless claims that will end up with people getting malware.what baseless claims? i said os i use weighs half of stock win7 (it's a fact) and runs faster (also a fact). if you're afraid of malware don't download modded os, im not trying to tell people what to do. i dont give a shit about what you use. you can also mod one yourself. or don't. you do you.
>>85231431Yes, AME is fine because you are doing it yourself.>>85231433>can you verify that a car driver doesn't go over speed limit or do anything dangerous? if not we should ban all the cars that can go over 30mph, right? just going by your logic.Terrible analogy, that shoe-size IQ really kicking in.>Great projection there (see what i did here?).B I T C O I N M I N E R>what baseless claims? i said os i use weighs half of stock win7 (it's a fact) The ISO size, sure..... But upon boot Windows 7 has 25-35 processes while Windows 10 21H2 has 117. Even a super stripped build can only get so far down, such as my pic related (start menu or other UWP is disabled too). A stripped Windows 7 build can go down to 17.>and runs faster (also a fact).Basic Windows tasks feel far snappier on Windows 7 but technically yes, newer applications will run faster on 10. >if you're afraid of malware don't download modded osI'm not afraid of malware, I'm running an un-updated Windows 7. The point is that downloading a random ISO is retarded beyond belief.>>im not trying to tell people what to do. i dont give a shit about what you use>nah, it takes like 3 minutes to find and download modded win10 with removed most of the bloat and microsoft malware, blocked updates, old start, (insert literally anything you want). it will weigh half of stock win7 and run faster. all you need is to not be a retard.>you can also mod one yourself. or don't. you do you.Exactly but downloading a random ISO is retarded.
>>8522082810th gen cpu's
>>85231503>you are wrong because ...uh ...BECAUSE YOU ARE NOT RIGHT
>>85208015POSReady 7 gets security updates until 2024
>>85231503>windows 7 is greatest os ever createdthat's what OP said and to which i replied that striped 10 is better. then i pointed out why i like modded 10 better. it is after all a subjective opinion, not an objective fact cause everyone judges by his own criteria. if that's too hard to understand then im afraid we won't see eye to eye. ever. also i was comparing striped 10 to stock 7, of course striped 7 will be lighter so thanks for that captain obvious. also you keep coming back to me downloading "random" mod of win10. i see my fault here so let me extrapolate. i said it takes 3 minutes to find and download mod. that's because i spent days beforehand trying out releases of different modding groups before settling for one. so yes, downloading random iso IS retarded, but also NOT what i do. still waiting for an explanation on how me using modded10 has anything to do with os being locked down. asked about it few times already and im honestly curious.
>>85231607That's true, but the problem is, POSReady 7 comes with *asterisks. Don't recommend it blindly, it lacks some features like Aero thumbnails, sticky notes, windows media center, and wifi support has to be manually installed. Unless the 2023-2024 extended updates actually contain something really important there is not much merit in using it over Enterprise.That being said, some people might not care about any of that. It depends on the use case.
>>85196583>Windows 7 is the greatest OS ever createdYes>Fuck LinuxFuck You
>>85196583>Windows 7 is the greatest OS ever createdout of all windowses? yes.Install Kubuntu 21.10.Add latest KDE PPA (kubuntu-backports).Enjoy OS better than Windows 7.
>>85232025>Add latest KDE PPA (kubuntu-backports).I would be careful with this. KDE isn't so stable. But it is genuinely amazing when it works, really the best desktop experience ever.
>>85232117KDE is very stable most of the time. and latest versions typically fix bugs, so it's better to install them that stick to the old versions
>>85196583All Windows versions are jank. And when it works, it's a delicate house of cards.
>>85230991nah I deactivated them. because firefox was giving me problems months ago. now I get out of ram errors if I fill my 32gb. with vanquish the system uses like 8gb
>>85196583Windows 7 is really nothing special anymore
>>85231232>two control panels
how legit are these guys?https://www.sevenforums.com/
>>85221591>Pcs back then were still single core x86 only. No gpu and 128mb of ram was common.That was why Vista was seen as a disaster. It was meant for computers stronger than that, but people disregarded that and installed it anyway.
>>85233594Hope you don't use OpenSUSE.>>85231665>Aero thumbnailsI can live without the others, but there's a reason the GTK file picker gets memed on. This is enough to drive me away from POSReady 7.
>>85197041you are retard if you say windows 7 is bloated and slow fucking shill
>>85230097>7 as the daily driver is just retarded copeUnsubstantiated nonsense, stop with the Projecting.
>>85197826it doesn't 'just werk' as you have to install/configure python. python runs slower on windows.
>>85233518>I deactivated themIronically, this could actually HURT performance. (because of the nature of how Windows performs paging internally)Try some testing WITH and WITHOUT, and post here please.
>>85196583ms dos 2.0 is the bestit's very commercial great supportit's fossit has no spywareit has great support for commercial softwareno bloatwhy don't you use ms dos 2.0 yet anon?
>>85228215>I just cannot get 60fps on vanquish (god hard) - settings all low.Turn OFF vsync
>>85196583>Windows 7 is the greatest OS ever created>Fuck Windows 8>Fuck Windows 8.1 >Fuck Windows 10>Fuck Windows 11>Fuck Linux>Fuck AppleWhere's the frog?
>>85236725Make sure your game is in Fullscreen mode. It will not work in borderless.
>>85236725Also in your GPU Control Panel, disable vsync completely or create a Preference for Vanquish
>>85196773Everything after NT4 is bloat.
>>85236754>>85236772>>85236725I did all that. many modes and I have no idea what's the issue. nothing seems to make a real difference. no matter the resolution, quality, aa, FS mode, vsync or options in radeon panel. for some reason today I got almost 60 instead of 45.I know this CPU at stock should give me around 75 in this area. maybe god hard is more cpu taxing just like in ps3. I'll overclock it later. maybe Is already fixed who knows.>>85236654I haven not tried this tho whatever. at least is not stuttering or enough to bother. https://litter.catbox.moe/3j3j76.mkvI'll try in linux or some fresh install of win10 once I clean one of my ssd. bt w DXVK didn't work with this game, it crashes. it seems the exe is dx9c 32bit. and that give issues on windows.
>>85208015Keeps using it until my hard disk explodes.
It just works!
>>85234198Sevenforums is full of boomers who know jack shit.Mydigitallife (MDL) and MSFN forums usually have more useful content (e.g. modded drivers and software) and knowledgeable people in my experience
Windows 7 bros, trackpoint user here.Why does everything werk except for opening links in a new tab/closing tabs with the middle mouse button? I can scroll/magnify fine, is this a driver issue?
>>85196583windows 8.1 was the best windows os i ever used even though it still suckedwindows 7 is overrated garbageall versions of windows suck
>>85232121>no thanks, I'm too dumb to use Linux
>>85239178>windows 8.1 was the best windows os i ever usedwut?It is quite literally in the same category as Vista & ME.
>>85239267You're thinking about windows 8. 8.1 is literally just 7 with a wacky start menu and some weird extra settings menus that you never ever fucking use. That's it. Rest is the exact fucking same, except it's a lot faster in my opinion. 30 second boot time on 7 turned into 6 second boottime on 8.1.
>>85239368no I'm not - I use 7, muh missus uses 8.1 and the kids use 10Objectively my wife's computer, despite having gomparable hw is the shittiestof them all.
Uh if your not into the latest games why even bother to upgrade? Windows 7 64bit can take 192GB of ram you know.. Office is office. Go with the lowest version that has everything you need (2007 ver for ex; new office formats plus save as .pdf feature). Adobe is adobe; .pdf is pdf and photoshop is still photoshop. Blunt terms; if it works don't fuck with it. Keep spare parts in a closet and roll on. ATX and SATA ain't going anywhere so your in great shape. Your PSU blows; newegg will fix you up. Your SSD shits, again newegg will fix it. Everything else; well pull out your spares.
>>85239126Thinkpad trackpoint drivers are retardedThere is a fix though, search for "TPMiddle.exe" and set it to run at startup (place it in your start menu startup folder, or make a scheduled task)https://github.com/Jyny/TPmiddleTry different versions, 0.6 I think is what I used when I still had a shinkpad>>85239368imagine giving up a functional start menu and having to install shit just to get your fucking start menu working, so you can larp as a lincuck by posting about how >le fast bootup
>>85196608Same. Jumped ship back in 2018, and realized that Linux served me much better. I still have an XP machine for nostalgia and this machine which has a small Windows 7 partition for a few Windows-specific applications. I'd advise anyone who's tech literate to join the dark side, though. You computer can work a whole lot better for you if you give up some of the things you've held sacred.
>>85239211>no thanks, I'm to smart to use Linux
>>85197041>20It was 16. You think I'm being nit picky, but in those days, we still thought that 4GB flash drives were more storage than we'd ever need to transport files from one computer to another.
>>85239970>if you give up some of the things you've held sacred.such as thumbnails in the file picker?
>>85239998>I'm to smart to use Linux>I'm to smart>to smart
>>85239733>Thinkpad trackpoint drivers are retardedguess so, i got it working now though thx
>>85232178Then Neon, Arch or Tumbleweed is the answer
>>85239733>imagine giving up a functional start menuI like the 8.1 start menu and I'm gonna miss it when I upgrade. It's literally just a clean overview of all your programs that you need. Desktop stays clean because of it. It's better once you get used to it. I hated it too at first.
>>85240123thats the joke you mongo
>>85212000I actually have a r5 1600, it's enough for my needs especially since i upgraded the RAM last year Sure there's "better" models by now but that's the nature of moving on to the next gen. Figure i won't do another major upgrade until 2024 or so if GPU's are even still available by then
>>85196583XP was better
>>85223704based, mint is the best computing experience I had after I was forced to drop windows 7
>>85238551So does XP.
>>85242022not x64. and that's a big issue. ram support is limited.XP64 is not xp.
>>85239457>the kids use 10You failed as a parent.
>>85196583You WILL update and you will be happy
>>85196583I was on Windows 7 until yesterday. Now I run Windows 10 LTSC 21H2.It's complete bliss.So long Win7.
>>85242048Akshully... both have used loonix (gnome or xfce & debian - I work with debian servers) but as I didn't want them to look like absolute spergs at school/uni (since thier ed systems ecosystem is wangblows and orifice365) we hand w10 on their school laptops.But since you're a kissless virgin who's never so much as touched a vagina (apart from your mums - hopefully only on the way out!) and you've clearly never been present at the birth of your child you try hard to keep thinking you're somehow superior to me.
>>85196583fug you gonna make me try to install it
>>85242037doesn't xp have PAE support?
The only bad thing about 7 is that it isn't configured for 4K usage so the display of some things is a bit fucked up.Being a chad, I have no choice but to stick with 7 though.
win7 had some bug in the taskbar, something about highlighting an item wrong. I searched only to find other people having the same bug and it was never fixed until I moved to win10
>>85242754Yep, Windows 7 looks better with 96dpi. Works out for me because I have shit eyesight, and also then I don't need to spend $3000 on a better gpu for 4k gaymen.>>85242769Sometimes the start menu orb starts shining as if your mouse was over it. That's probably the "bug".
>>85240012that's a gnome specific thing, every other linux desktop has that
>>85196636People chimped out about Vista, but 7 only had a couple months of hesitation before people realized its actually good.
>>85244870Gnome is the most popular linux desktop environment, with ubuntu linuxmint and popos being based on it.
>>85230097I'll move to proton or what ever when it can run everything I want to play natively. Without wine etc hoops. Sometimes I just want to fire up some old early 00s games and have then just fucking work.
>2022>w10>latest update>unpin something from the taskbar>leaves a blank fucking space>install new update>reboot>lockscreen wallpaper goes back to default wallpaper every single time until restarted againUnreal how bad w10 still is
Sure, sure. How's that 2010s computer doing anon?
>>85242691Only for system memory. If you have bloat chrome installed, it can only use up to 3.something GB of available memory.
>>85240155Neon is based on Ubuntu LTS which is wrong for a typical desktopproduction or work machine, yes, but not casual desktopgo for latest KubuntuArch is a joke of jokes and a meme for imbecilesTumbleweed is bloated and unstable shitSuSE was great at 9.x and 10.xafterwards it was going downhill at the speed of light
>>85197794>>85197826>Python doesn't work with 7What in the name of fuck? Did I accidentally use Anaconda instead of it?
>>85196583Windows 7 was the best OS to just install and start using, not much setup needed, mostly sane settings OOB, while I can get Windows 10 or Linux to the same level of productivity and I need to now as Windows 7 is too old for me now and doesn't run properly on my Hardware, but every other OS needs more configuration and more tinkering. For Windows 10/11 and Linux are similar on terms of productivity and configuration needed, equal amounts of fuckups and breaking stuff. Windows 7 is the GOAT, but even the greatest gets old and dies.
>>85246421>Windows 7 is the GOAT, but even the greatest gets old and dies.Windows 7 will live forever inside my PC.
>>85196583Linux is a kernel
>>85230163huh? KDE has thumbnails for everything.
>>85247338Try opening an image in GIMP, unless you fucked around and hacked it up, it won't have thumbnailsSame for firefucks and chromium
>>85247400i just right click -> open with
>>85246434>7,8 on the IndexYou don't fuck around
there is nothing uglier than the aero ui
>>85196583Actually agree.I might have stayed on Windows if it was around forever, even with all its shortcomings.It was just comfy.
>>85240176cope damage control
>>85204408That's because most of us either ignored the shitters or joined them to make Unity better, not to destroy it!
>>85245937Works On My Machine (tm)
>>85196583Not picking sides here but what do you guys do that the OS is so important?
>>85249496Xorg not breakingactually decent softwaregames
>>85196583Its on the same tier as i5 2500kyou want to use this shitty old OS? go for it. i am comfy on win10 and win11
>>85203850you'll never be a woman
>>85245937Idk man, the taskbar thing happened to me once and I just dragged it over to the the right and refreshed the desktop, never came back.I've only experienced my wallpaper change on me when I updated my gpu drivers.
>>85196583windows 2000 was the best
>ywn be 18 again, getting your first brand new laptop at christmas loaded up with windows 7>ywn almost destroy it hundreds of times via cat hair, cold cars, friends' apartments, googled registry tweaks, abominable torrent and rar sites, overheating from having to run itunes/internet explorer/firefox/limewire/video software simultaneously on 4gb of ram>ywn stay up late in the basement googling prince of persia walkthroughs and talking to girls on archaic messaging apps againGod I miss that OS
if youre using windows 7 or above and arent using enterprise youre ngmi